Police swoop to stop ‘vehicle linked to crime’ on motorway in Barnsley  

Police swooped to stop a vehicle that was said to be ‘linked to a crime’ earlier today in Barnsley. 

Motorists told how police vehicles armed with stingers were spotted on part of the M1 near Tankersley.  



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In a statement, South Yorkshire Police confirmed officers were there as part of ‘planned activity to stop a vehicle linked to a crime.’

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It added: “A vehicle was stopped and occupants spoken to and sent on their way with no further action.”